Heavy rainfall episodes in Ecuador during El Niño events and associated regional atmospheric circulation and SST patterns

Abstract

To date very little is known about the relation between regional circulation patterns and sea surface temperature development in the Niño 1,2 region and the occurrence of heavy precipitation in Ecuador and northern Peru. The current study uses a comprehensive data set of 2544 Meteosat-3 imagery to investigate the dynamics of heavy precipitation during El Ni… (More)

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@inproceedings{Bendix2006HeavyRE, title={Heavy rainfall episodes in Ecuador during El Niño events and associated regional atmospheric circulation and SST patterns}, author={Ane Friis Bendix and J{\"o}rg Bendix}, year={2006} }